Please Help Mayors For Meals - May 8

The demand for help with food and essential needs continues to increase in the St. Louis area, according to St. Louis Area Foodbank. The foodbank supplies food, personal care items and cleaning supplies to more than 500 partner agencies and distribution sites throughout 26 counties.

On Saturday May 8, 2021, mayors of towns across the area will team up with the foodbank to collect donations of canned goods and perishables. You can drop off your food donations at Crestwood City Hall between 9am - 12pm.

The best items to donate include:

  • Peanut butter
  • Canned tuna
  • Canned chicken
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned beans
  • Bottled jelly
  • Canned soups
  • Canned ravioli
  • Boxed/bagged rice products
  • Boxed/bagged pasta products
  • Condiments/sauces
  • Boxed complete meals
  • Hot cereal
  • Cold cereal
  • Powdered milk
  • Granola bars
  • Breakfast/snack bar
  • Boxed crackers
  • Fruit snacks
  • Canned veggies
  • Bottled juice
  • Boxed juice
  • Canned chili
  • Mac and cheese
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Soap/lotion
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Feminine products
  • Baby body products
  • Baby food and formula
  • Diapers
  • Toilet tissue

So please check your cupboards, grab a few extra items at the grocery store, and bring your donations to City Hall. You can leave the items in your trunk and we'll take them out when you arrive for a contactless drop-off. Aldermen and Mayor Mabie will be there to do the heavy lifting. Hope to see you there!